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>> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> really foggy and dense. >> it is humid and it feels like summer. fog.'s some pretty thick almost like you cannot see in front of your car. some showers popping up on the top right-hand corner of your screen. that will last for about 30 or 45 minutes. you can run into drizzle so the streets are wet. the clouds will start to mix out and it will be unseasonably warm with highs in the upper 70's and low 80's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning.
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we will see what happens in terms of the fog and the rain. we have one problem in fallston. closures in the fact. 65 coming down towards route 24 in harford county. everything running smoothly on 295 down towards 197. it will take you 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway to 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. you can see the roads are wet. 83 at york road checking out ok in terms of delays. the j.f.x. and ruxton road, no problems to report. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> after 161 games, the
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orioles' signally impossible dream comes down for one last game. >> they will need a little help. the orioles did their part in tampa to defeat the rays. chris davis continues to do what he is done for the past six games. he went deep! that was the only run of the bottom. game. keith mills will have more coming up in sports. we ask local members to show was their seats. we see great views all around.
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you can share your pictures with us today. just a few hours, president obama and mitt romney will face off for the first time on the presidential debate stage. >> hallie jackson has a preview. >> after weeks of debate prep and days of spin, the big night is here. it could make a difference. >> secure our borders -- >> we are going through the worst financial crisis since the great depression. >> president obama is fighting to stay in office. >> they are practicing being pointed but respectful. >> mitt romney looking to br eae new life into his campaign.
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>> it will be a big stage. more than 50 million people tune in for the first obama-mccain face-off. keeping a close eye on the candidates, fact checkers. >> somebody said we should do in a debate is be on stage and if a candidate lies, i should come on stage and slap them in the face. >> it takes will longer. a fallstaff will work throughout the night to see who is telling the truth. many folks will not listen to 90 minutes of this debate but they will listen to 3 or four sound bites that are the best. >> a new poll shows about 15% of likely voters could have their minds changed by the debate tonight. about 83% of people say nothing
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their candidate could say or do will sway them. hallie jackson reporting. >> you can download out election 2012 app. search election 2012 on your smart phone and tablet. >> a family is calling for officers to be arrested and put on trial. their relative was the victim of a homicide. anthony anderson died shortly after his arrest last month. police reported anderson died after he swallowed some drugs. his cause of death has blunt force trauma with a ruptured spleen and broken ribs. his family is calling for justice. >> they hour drive him into his
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head. >> they said he was faking because he didn't want to go to trial. that is not true. he was handcuffed and suffered and he died. we want these officers fired. we want them arrested and we want them convicted. if it was a normal citizen that committed homicide, they would be behind bars. >> the officers have been suspended. anderson's family said they will file a wrongful death sentence against the police. >> a woman was abducted on monday. police say kenyon waller and william campbell pulled up alongside the victim and forster inside the vehicle. then they assaulted her.
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police say campbell is also responsible for an adoption of a woman in that area last tuesday. >> we believe these cases are connected. the pattern is almost identical. both victims were accosted in virtually the same place. they had both gone off at the same bus stop at were forced into a ford suv. the descriptions of the vehicle are the same in both cases. >> both are being held without bail. a 17-year-old is charged in the stabbing of someone at a high school. he was arrested on first-degree murder for the attacks on monday morning. >> a reprieve saves a fire engine company from the chopping block. jennifer franciotti joins us live with details on how trucked
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10 will remain in operation. she files this report. they serve west baltimore. they will stay open because $500,000 in overdue taxes and projected fees. truck 10 will now stay in service. plans are in the works to keep truck company 10 in service for the next 10 years. not a finance director nor do i claim to be. if the mayor found money somewhere and the energy companies are open, that is great. thank you, mayor blake. >> this city has gone to the
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permanent closing but no firefighters have been laid off. >> 70 degrees at the airport. a controversial voting law in pennsylvania has been nixed for now. >> investigators dug deep in the efforts to find jimmy hoffa. what they found when we cover the nation. >> this is 795 at cut veirs mill road. there is a lot of fog out there
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>> welcome back.
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you can see some thick fog. the visibility is down to about a quarter of a mile in some neighborhoods. there is some drizzle out there as well. even some rain showers. you can see some rain showers going across parts of cecil county on the eastern shore. we'll start with low clouds and fog and drizzle and maybe some rain showers. then i think some sunshine will break through later this afternoon. a slight chance for a shower. high temperature near 81. when we come back, we can we cawe will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> pennsylvania's controversial voter i.d. act will not have any
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effect on the election. the law could still take effect next year. >> a big dig for jimmy hoffa's remains turned out to be a big bust. there were acting on a tip that his remains were buried underneath. they took some samples. the samples show no sign of human remains. >> so the search goes on. >> 5:13. 70 degrees at the airport. >> using layaway plans can help you manage your spending. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. will update you on some will update you on some problems
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not the prettiest ride. we're dealing with some dense fog. we have a downed tree along harford road. watch for closures. on the harrisburg expressway, speeds on average 66 miles per hour. looking good on 295, 63 making your way southbound at 100. we have wet roads.
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10 minutes on southbound 95 down towards 32. you can see the fog in these cameras. the lion is picking up in the southbound direction -- volume is picking up in the southbound direction. watch for fog to impact your ride. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. the fog is slowing up the buses as well. leave some extra time. we have won the lead. the one bus operating with a delay. the 10 and 46 bus by passing construction. a diversion at charles and 28th street. light rail and metro subway both on schedule. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines.
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now back to tony pann. >> thank you. the fog is pretty thick in some neighborhoods. the dew point and the temperature are the same at the airport. that creates some fog. we have a warm front stalled across the city and south of town. 62 in taneytown. of the70's south boundary. this front should work its way to the north. it is taking its time. there are some showers popping up on the radar. some rain in cecil county. you could have some drizzle to contend with this morning. we have low pressure back in the ohio valley. a warm front that i just showed you. this should progressed to the
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east by late tonight and get off the coast tomorrow. high pressure will take control on thursday and friday. we still have a chance for some rain showers today. i don't think it will be widespread and have the rain. that should push the temperatures into the 70's in the northern suburbs. if you will be boating, the wins was shift to the southwest. waves one to two feet. tamara, a mixture of sun and clouds. -- tomorrow, a mixture of sun and clouds. 4% chance for showers saturday afternoon. a chance for some rain on sunday. high temperatures drop into the 60's early next week. could be some frost.
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>> toys "r" us is offering a hot deal for the holiday season. it will match other stores' prices anytime a customer shows a local advertisement showing the product for less elsewhere. the deal is good through new year's eve. there will not honor the promotion for items that are out of stock. many consumers are planning to use layaway this year. 34% say they are somewhat likely to use layaway. layaway is a smart option for shoppers, forcing them to be disciplined. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will you be using layaway for any of your holiday purchases this year?
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you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> bald is beautiful when it comes to getting ahead in business. jane king has the bloomberg business report. hopefully i have a way to go with the bulbaldness. >> a recent survey says 41% of respondents who have lost their job recently are optimistic they will find a job and the next six months. 70% say they are concerned about the possibility of being laid off -- 17%. the health-care industry it may be a solid career choice. job posting on for
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positions rose 13% from june of 2011 to june of this year. workers in the restaurant industry are also in demand. the industry is headed toward its strongest year. darden restaurants said they will hire 50,000 new workers as they expand. futures this morning are looking quiet. we finished mixed yesterday. the dow was down. who says being bald is a bad thing? they are seen to be more masculine and having greater leadership potential than those with hair. the researcher has a shaved head. something to think about.
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at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> i will go home and break out the razor. not. >> i cannot wait. >> there is a baby bust going on. >> fewer people are having babies. this is a bad sign of the economy. kmart is doing something interesting for halloween. we'll have that story coming up. >> thank you. are you a picture in me bald -- bald?u a picture in moneybainge >> 5:23. >> a high-speed chase ends with
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>> the only survivor of a police chase is suing the montgomery county police department. >> we have more. >> take a look at this video showing officers pursuing a stolen car. the officers pursued the car into the chevy chase circle. the chase ends abruptly. the car burst into flames near a tree back in march. three teenagers died. the only survivor has a criminal to begin
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tomorrow. >> a pursuit being recklessly engaged in by officers. >> they are suing montgomery county police in a civil suit for $10 million. see a flash.ou'll that is what we content of the car being struck from behind. >> a jury will decide. i asked six months ago what happened. >> i don't remember that night that clearly. >> police say officers kept in standard procedure pickwick that is something we will probably disagree on. >> investigators say they rescued richardson and out it is pridget said suing the department. >> kent county schools are
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delayed 90 minutes because of the fog. >> 70 degrees at the airport. baseball, soccer could be no more at towson university. >> a truck company on the chopping block gets new life things to the grand prix. details are next. >> more than 40 snakes and a pig confiscated from a pasadena home. >> it will feel like summer for the next couple of days. the next couple of days.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody.
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welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is a murky morning. >> it is thick in some areas. keep in mind you could run into one of those areas where the visibility is down to a quarter of a mile. most of the grain is moving east of baltimore. you could see some showers on the eastern shore. nothing around baltimore. a mixture of sun and clouds. it will be a warm and humid. high temperature near 81 degrees. it will stay in the 70's in the northern suburbs. the average high is now 71. >> you had a fog bank and the visibility goes down. >> leave early.
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that is our best advice. take it slow. one problem along harford road. it is closed near 152 because of a downed tree. 64 on southbound 83. 50 and southbound 95 towards the toll plaza. moving well at the harbor tunnel tolls. eight minutes down to the 83's. about 10 minutes south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. here's a look at the fog. still moving well down towards the west side of the beltway. 70 is doing well in terms of fog. you'll find some have the fog in areas. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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>> some residents in west baltimore can sleep till easier knowing their fire crews will still be on the job. >> jennifer franciotti joins us live. good morning. it may look like halloween with all the fog. it is feeling a lot more like christmas. the mayor announced it will stay open things to the baltimore grand prix. 10 known as the most decorated truck in the city. it saved three children from this house fire backed in may. accounts meant heard from his constituents. >> everybody was concerned about the longevity of the truck. >> truck 15 has already been closed but truck 10 will stay in
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service. the mayor said there were able to find extra funds from the grand prix and projected fees from this year's event. >> i'm not a finance director nor do i claim to be. i'm not anyone except for a union president. if the mayor found money somewhere and the truck companies and engine companies are open, that is great. thank you, mayor blake. >> i'm ecstatic. i think it is a great decision. >> truck 10 was able to stay open because the council and made a strong case to keep it open. a resident said we're happy and that we need it. sayingor's office is they are making plans to keep truck 10 open for another 10 years. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the investigation into a
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cosmetic surgery is expanding. state health officials shut down the center after three patients contracted infections and one person died. the company has locations in other states. they are joining with maryland officials to investigate. right now no additional maryland cases have been identified. >> charges are pending against a man after more than 40 animals were seized from his pasadena home. there was an anonymous tip that he was not taking care of the animals. the rescue animals were well taken care of. officials were called to the home back in august and removed
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raccoons and skunks. >> most of the animals did not have access to fresh food or water. for those that did have access to water, it was not palatable water. >> tonight neglect them -- did i neglect them? no. my neighbors would tell you they have seen it all day long taking care of the animals. >> we're told the confiscated animals are being placed in new homes. >> it is recommended that towson cut their soccer and baseball teams. the school and athletic director said the plant is to reconfigure the entire athletics department and reinstating the tennis program. the changes could save the
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school more than $800,000 a year. >> we have seven men's sport. some sports we felt were central to our mission. the financial attachments through scholarships to wear their impact could help us achieve more of our broadbased goals. >> 70 degrees at the airport. coming up, our medical alert. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. will you be using layaway for any of your holiday purchases this year? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. 1 no accident on the southwest
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1 no accident on the southwest side of the
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no, that's white chocolate and pumpkin. oh. pumpkin. ha ha! you've never tasted pumpkin like this. try new pumpkin white chocolate or pumpkin mocha coffees and lattes today. >> welcome back. 5:40. you can see the fog. you could run into some spots for the visibility is down to a quarter of a mile. in the 60's in the northern suburbs. most of you will run into some drizzle and thick fog. the rain should last another 15 or 20 minutes in cecil county. a slight chance for some rain today. sunshine will break through with a high temperature near 81 degrees.
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when we come back, we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> plenty of people go to tanning salons and they believe it is safer than flying out under the sun. >> the use of indoor tanning beds is responsible for new cases of cancer in the u.s. tan before the age of 25 have a higher risk for melanoma. patients with heart disease are often treated with beta blockers. >> beta blockers do not lower the risk of another heart attack or stroke. further studies are needed to determine which type of patients
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may benefit from beta blockers. you have to explain the gadget. >> that is the ipad. old school, new school. >> 5:42. the orioles play in tampa bay. >> the birds have one last challenge for the a.l. east crown. >> we're at the childrens' home where there's a big event. they will auction off artwork made by children. >> it is foggy this morning. >> it is foggy this morning. tony eggs, bacon, and pancakes.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning.
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sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not to pretty out there. we are dealing with fog in many spots. we start on edmondson avenue. this accident is on the southwest side of the city. harford road is closed because of a downed tree. 95 running smoothly. 65 on southbound 83. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. 10 minutes to go south down towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. 83 am shawan road, you can see the fog. this is 95 at the tydings memorial bridge. problem free at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in for the buses and trains.
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>> on time service on the the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. the 14 bus operating with a delay. 10 and 46 buses -- a diversion at clark's lane. 44 and 57 buses are diverting -- not going into the rogers avenue metro station. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have a lot to talk about. first we say good morning to ava marie. she'll show us some beautiful art work. >> good morning. there was a lot of fog out there. we're live in catonsville because we're at the children's home which serves as a safe haven for children that have
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been neglected or abused. thehere with the ceo of children's home. this is a neat event. how many residents do you have? >> about 55 residents. >> they do stay up to about a year. >> we operate about three different programs on the campus. we have a program for boys and girls. we do long term group home. we have a diagnostic program just for girls. >> the main goal is to get them out reunited with their families. >> we try to provide a nurturing environment, working with our case manager and our staff to help the kids rebound from some of the troubled situations in their family.
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all tamale will lay the kids to return home to their families. >> you have a big event coming up. you will be doing a silent auction. >> this is our signature event. this is an event we created about five or six years ago. we want the committee to identify the face of our children through some of what they have been through. they create this artwork as an expression of what has happened to them. this is the way they express their emotions. they are creative and talented. this work will be auctioned off at this event. >> they can be a place to hang your keys or a coat or jacket. this our work will be auctioned off on october 17.
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that is from 6:00 until 9:00. >> you can buy tickets by getting in touch with us at the children's home. we have vip tickets and it will be a good time because we will post that information on our website. what creative kids we have. >> there you go. those are great kids and what a wonderful organization. they do great work. thank you. ava was talking about the fog that she drove through to get to catonsville. the dew point and the temperature are the same at the airport. that means the atmosphere is saturated. when that happens, you get fog.
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visibility may be down close to zero. we have a warm front that is stalled over the city. this is where most of the fog is located. 65 in parkton. you can get some drizzle when you have fog. most of that is back into delaware. it could take another 15 or 20 minutes for those showers to pass through. we have a cold front coming across the ohio valley. this should exit the coast overnight. it is taking its time. we have a chance for a shower or thunderstorm today and probably tonight. some pretty thick fog to start. clouds and sunshine moving into the afternoon. a slight chance for a rain shower. high temperature between 77 and
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82 degrees. we will be in the neighborhood again tomorrow. 81 on thursday. a strong front will go through on saturday night and sunday with a chance for rain. high temperatures back into the 60's. we might get some frost next week. >> wow. 5:51, 70 degrees at the airport. another reason for orioles fans to hate the red sox. >> all could be forgiven tonight. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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one game left in the rate of the season and the orioles could still win the american league east. 1-0, the orioles beat the rays last night. what a game last night. miguel gonzalez was outstanding. james shields was probably a little better. chris davis, number 33 for davis. six straight games he hit a homerun. that ties a record with reggie jackson. miguel gonzalez pitched into the seventh inning and did not allow a run. james shields was outstanding. the rays were not able to score
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off jim johnson in the ninth inning. 1-0, the orioles win. the orioles get their 93rd win of the year. >> i do not will notify want to get that dramatic. as long as we're winning, i am happy. >> i am hot right now at a pivotal point in this season the quite there is the home run again. in new york, the yankees against the red sox. the red sox jumped out early. a shot to right-center field finds a gap. 1-0. 3-1 red sox in the ninth inning. raul ibanez tis the game with a home run. in the 12th inning, andrew miller.
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hole.finds the who yankees win 4-3. if the orioles and yankees both win tonight, the birds will play taxes or oakland on friday here at camden yards. ravens and kansas city on sunday. matt birk said they are dangers at home. >> it is an obstacle. that is something you have to plan for. your conduct nonverbal communication things when you're on the road. >> if the orioles lose tonight, there will play in oakland or taxes on friday. -- or texas on friday. >> please got a call about a man
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spotted on the highway. he doesn't understand why his costume landed him in trouble with the law. the precious little poodle lucky to be alive.
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